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Microsoft Hyper-V is free, but there are also very good reasons to purchase Windows Server with Hyper-V rather than install the standalone hypervisor.
There are distinct advantages and limitations administrators should consider when deciding whether to use the virtual appliance version of vCenter.
Docker's name has become synonymous with containers, but there are other container management tools available.
The DevOps model is taking off as cloud adoption grows. But what exactly are the key responsibilities of a DevOps team in the enterprise?
Rackspace's Fanatical Support for Amazon's cloud gives customers AWS managed services for less than the cost of AWS Enterprise Support.
Given their knowledge of an organization's new and legacy apps, DevOps teams can streamline an application's move to the cloud.
I have limited drive space on my Exchange Server but need to restore large mailboxes. Can I prevent mailbox restores from a recovery database by circular logging?
In Exchange CU10, search for more email results and log Send As audit events as expected. Update Rollup 11 stops the Information Store from crashing.
I want to move from a single Exchange 2013 server to multiple servers, including multiple database and client access servers, for HA. What's the best way to do this?
Microsoft's in-memory OLTP needed improvements, and they are here with SQL Server 2016. Learn about the enhancements to this query-boosting feature.
In all tests performed by expert Basit Farooq, memory-optimized tables outperformed disk-based tables by running faster and generating less disk I/O.
Once hampered by limitations, in-memory OLTP will be more robust and complete in SQL Server 2016. Learn about the improvements.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
Awk lets you find and process patterns in text. It can get complicated, but the basics are pretty simple and a good place to start learning about Linux commands.
The Internet of Things could make work more efficient for users, but admins must consider how IoT devices will affect the resources desktop users need.
Windows 10 mashes up some of the best features of Windows 7 and 8, and delivers them to users and IT shops in a way that could make it the de facto OS for the enterprise.
The next Citrix CEO is anyone's guess, but Citrix users and industry watchers alike repeatedly mention these three IT industry executives.
Prove how well you know hyper-converged infrastructure with our quiz on vendor offerings, hardware upgrades, the contents of an HCI stack and more.
VMworld may have been a letdown in terms of desktop virtualization news, but VMware did announce Horizon 6.2 and update its EVO:RACK plans, which should interest large VDI shops.